Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and bleeding peptic ulcer.

  title={Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and bleeding peptic ulcer.},
  author={Kara Somerville and Gail Faulkner and Michael J. S. Langman},
  volume={1 8479},
Out of all 406 people admitted to hospital with bleeding peptic ulcers over a 2-year period 230 over the age of 60 and their matched community and hospital inpatient controls were interviewed according to a questionnaire designed to obtain details of all drug intake. Non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were taken over twice as often by the patients with bleeding as by the community controls (relative risk 2.7, 95% confidence limits 1.7-4.4) or the hospital controls (relative risk… CONTINUE READING